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- DocumentMaximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition, 2014The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement was launched in 2010 to reinvigorate efforts to address undernutrition globally.DocumentHealth and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2014More than half of the world’s 7 billion people now live in urban areas. As the world’s population is becoming increasingly urbanised, new challenges are arising. The rural-urban gap in nutrition has narrowed in recent decades – essentially because the situation has worsened in urban areas.DocumentWiley Online Library, 2014Sustainable development, a foundation of the post-2015 global agenda, depends on healthy and productive citizens. The origins of adult health begin early in life, stemming from genetic–environmental interactions that include adequate nutrition and opportunities for responsive learning.Document
Feeding interventions for improving the physical and psychosocial health of disadvantaged children aged three months to five years: Protocol for a Systematic ReviewThe Campbell Collaboration, 2013Feeding programs for preschool-aged children are intended to help address the single biggest cause of the global burden of disease: undernutrition. The intervention of interest concerns provision of energy (with nutrients/ micronutrients) in the form of food or beverage to children aged three months to five years of age.Document
The impact of a food assistance program on nutritional status, disease progression and food security among people living with HIV in UgandaInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014This study contributes needed evidence of the impact of food assistance targeted to PLHIV on their nutritional status and food security outcomes. It is among only a handful of rigorously designed studiesDocumentSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013According to the State of the World’s Children 2010 report, only 58% of breastfed children aged six to nine months in developing countries were given complementary foods in a given 24-hour period. When stunting figures are reviewed to inform this picture, it becomes evident that a large proportion of young children are not receiving frequent adequate diet.DocumentSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013It is now well established that an increase in salt intake leads to an increase in blood pressure, and that decreased salt intake relative to the usual or increased intake leads to lowered blood pressure in adults, with or without hypertension. Blood pressure is a strong proxy indicator for the risk of cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease, stroke and kidney disease.Document
The importance of the quality or type of fat in the diet: a food-based dietary guideline for South AfricaSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013The original South African food-based dietary guideline (FBDG) for fat intake reads: “Eat fats sparingly”. This FBDG was mainly aimed at people who followed or adopted Western-type diets that was high in total fat, especially saturated fatty acids (SFAs), and who were at risk of developing cardiovascular disease and weight gain.DocumentSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013In recognition of its importance the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa states that as a basic human right, each individual has the right to access clean, safe water. However, the country is faced with the challenge of supplying high-quality drinking water to all its people.DocumentSouth African Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2013The first set of food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) for South Africa, published in 2001, did not include a separate FBDG for milk and other dairy products. At the time, the rationale focused on cost and affordability by a large section of the population. Milk and dairy products were part of the FBDG on animal foods, which included meat, chicken, fish and eggs.